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Dec 10, 2012 8:00am EST
battle with government forces about where the line is. because i think they're very comfortable that there is a very thin line. um, i understand the argument, but i don't know that that's going to comport with most people's views or not. >> host: michael powell, lynn stanton brought up micropurchasing earlier, and one of the current hit shows is downtown abbey. if people want to purchase that on amazon or via netflix, however, they can, and they can watch the series, and they don't have to have subscription tv. it's a pbs series, but you could do that with "homeland" or another one of these series. how is this ability to micropurchase going to effect the cable industry in the next five, ten years? >> guest: yeah. it's -- i'm not entirely sure, but i'll tell you some of the things we've seen already. you know, when this first started, when itunes first struck a deal with disney and others and people predicted the end of television or people predicted tivo was the end of television, people predicted, you know, dvr and skipping commercials -- what have we really seen? i think we've
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
the government to do it for you, which nobody would be a winner. >> host: michael paul, scott -- the vice president of cisco, predictions on the future of tv. channels will go away, remotes will go away, and we will have screens everywhere. what is your reaction those predictions and how does that fable the current cable business model? >> we will have screens everywhere. i'm not so sure we don't already have screens everywhere. the typical american household still has three tvs and probably growing. when i walk to work in the morning, the video screens on the sides of bus terminals. they're in metro centers. they're everywhere. i think we'll see them more and more and more. so that prediction is an easy one to subscribe to. i don't know that it means to say there are no channels -- i don't know what that means. i'm not sure i do agree with that. i'm not sure i know what he means. but any system of content requires some organizational scheme. you don't go home and take your kitchen drawer and to all the stuff in a big basket. you put your knives in a holder and your spoons, -- i hope. but
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
the government to come do it for you, which i think nobody is the winner on. >> michael powell. predictions on the future of tv -- channels will go away, remotes will go away, we will have screens everywhere. what is your reaction to those predictions and how does that affect the current cable business? >> we will have screens everywhere. and not so sure we do not already have screens everywhere. the typical american household still has three tvs and probably growing. when i go to work in the morning, there are a video screens on the side. there in metro centers. they are everywhere. i think that question is an easy one to subscribe to. i do not know what it means to say there are no channels. i am not sure i agree with that, because i am not sure i know what he means. any system with curated contract records -- require some kind of organization. you do not go home and open the kitchen drawer and throw all the stuff in a big basket. you but your knives in a folder. you put your spoons, i hope -- you have one of these things. duration is itself an art. -- duration is itself an art. c uration
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